Daily Archives: October 25, 2013

Journal Club: Epidemiology and etiology of childhood pneumonia in 2010

This week in journal club we are discussing Rudan et al, Epidemiology and etiology of childhood pneumonia in 2010. This description of an estimation method comes with an 80 page spreadsheet showing the calculation!

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Mortality in Iraq paper out

I was traveling last week for a verbal autopsy conference, and now that I’m catching up I can share this: my study on Mortality in Iraq Associated with the 2003–2011 War and Occupation has been published in PLoS Medicine.

It is great that this paper got some media coverage, because it was really hard work. Here are a few examples of how the science looked in the popular press:






Lots of moving photos in the files to accompany this story!

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